Police blotter for Sept. 16
According to reports provided by the Aiken County Sheriff’s Office:
A Jackson man reported on Friday that a dog and a “dog kennel” were taken from his home on Foreman Road.
A burglary was reported on Friday at a home on Blackberry Lane in Aiken.
An officer with the Aiken County Sheriff’s Office assisted the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office in Georgia on Friday by detaining a male subject following a report of shots fired. The man fled in a vehicle from Richmond County deputies and drove the vehicle into the Savannah River from the Georgia side. He then swam across the river to Aiken County. The Aiken County lawman apprehended the subject near Gum Swamp Road in Jackson.
An Aiken man reported on Saturday that someone removed a GPS device, a baseball bat, two pairs of sunglasses and a batting glove from his 2003 Dodge Dakota pickup. The vehicle was parked in a driveway at the man’s home on Lundee Drive.
An Aiken woman reported on Saturday that a garage door opener and an 18-carat gold Rolex woman’s vintage watch, valued at $4,000, were missing from her home on Devonshire Drive.
An Aiken woman reported on Saturday that someone broke into the basement of her vacant house on Seneca Avenue, painted a box in the basement with paint taken from a workbench and placed a box of Teddy Grahams graham crackers on a shelf. The responding officer found flip-flops in a child’s size on the basement floor. A rear basement window had been removed and there was a chair under the window.
An Aiken woman reported on Saturday that someone tried to break into her apartment on Old Powderhouse Road. The responding officer found that a pane in a window had been broken.
An Aiken man reported on Saturday that someone had damaged the left rear quarter panel of his 2004 Ford pickup. The responding officer found a dent in the panel and a puncture about an inch behind a wheel well.
A Clearwater man reported on Saturday that someone entered a shed on his property on Bleachery Street by prying open the structure’s doors. He said a chain saw was missing.
A North Augusta woman reported on Friday that someone stole a television, iPod, Dell desktop computer and DVDs from her home on Weston Street. The responding officer determined that the unknown subject had entered the house through a window after “pushing out” an air conditioning unit.
An Aiken woman reported on Saturday that her vehicle was stolen from the parking lot of Club 28 on Cary Drive in Beech Island. She said she had left the car unlocked with its keys in the ignition.
A North Augusta man reported on Sunday that someone had damaged his vehicle while it was parked outside his home on Todd Avenue. The responding officer observed scratches on the driver’s side of the vehicle.
A North Augusta woman reported on Sunday that someone had forced entry into her locked vehicle and taken an item while it was parked on Casa Bonita Lane in Graniteville. She said she was picking up her daughter from a party.
A Bath man was taken to Georgia Regents University Medical Center on Saturday after he said he was struck by a tire iron while trying to break up a fight in a parking lot on Jefferson Davis Highway. Another man, who identified himself as the victim’s brother, said a black man wearing a black and red hat, white T-shirt and black pants pointed a silver revolver at him when he tried to pull multiple subjects off his brother. The subjects fled in a silver Saturn car and a black pickup after six rounds were fired into the air.
A suspicious fire was reported on Saturday in a structure described as “an old hunting club” on Oak Ridge Club Road in Windsor.
The Aiken County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a stabbing at a home on Jehossee Drive in Aiken on Saturday. Aiken County EMS transported the victim, a 30-year-old man, to a hospital for treatment. A Lexington woman, who was a witness, said she and the man were in the house’s living room when they heard a noise in the back of the residence. The man went to a bedroom to investigate and found a male subject there. They got into a fight and the subject stabbed the victim with a knife before fleeing.
Aiken Regents Medical Centers’ staff later contacted the Sheriff’s Office and said a subject with multiple lacerations had sought treatment at the hospital. Aiken County EMS transported the victim to a hospital. A potential weapon was recovered.